hosting elegant gatherings in the heart of chicago.

Hosting Elegant Gatherings in the Heart of Chicago.


The Wellsley provides a canvas for you to imagine the event of your dreams; an expansive and versatile space adorned with decor that seamlessly blends grandeur and charm. Boasting several large dining areas and a plush private cocktail bar, the space is perfect for celebratory moments.


504 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654
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how it works


Share Your Vision

The Wellsley Team guides you through each aspect of the event, including
financials for event packages, sample layouts, and a tour of  The Wellsley to see
how the space can serve as the ideal backdrop for your event.


Book Your Date

Secure your event date with us via a signed contract and deposit. You’ll also be
connected with our preferred partners to finalize beverage and culinary details.


We'll do the rest

Let us execute a gorgeous and flawless celebration for you and your guests!

preferred partners


An unforgettable culinary experience

Boka Catering Group provides the ultimate catering experience for any event desiring premiere restaurant-quality service and cuisine in even the most demanding locations.

We commit ourselves to understanding each client’s distinctive needs and meeting them with unparalleled dining experiences, event customization, and esteemed hospitality.  From intimate in-home dinner parties to personalized weddings and extravagant corporate events, Boka Catering Group has fulfilled hundreds of culinary wishes for a myriad of events. Our team remains enthusiastic, creative, and inventive—continuing to pave the way for innovations in the catering industry.


Work with our preferred partners

We want to ensure every part of your event is flawlessly executed and of the highest quality. That's why we've compiled a list of our most trusted partners to make sure each step of your experience exceeds your expectations.

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What is the kitchen like?

Our restaurant-grade kitchen provides the necessary equipment for our catering partners to produce a show- stopping meal.

Do you offer onsite parking?

Metered street and garage parking options are available on Wells Street. Valet parking is available to be contracted.

Who will I be working with?

A dedicated Sales Manager will work directly with you and your vendors leading up to the event. A Venue Manager and Security will be onsite during the event.

How does catering work?

At The Wellsley, we are partnering with celebrated Boka Catering Group to produce the culinary components for your event. Led by Michelin starred Chef, Giuseppe Tentori, this full-service catering company will coordinate all the details to produce a stellar event.

Can I bring in my own alcohol?

We are not a BYOB venue. The Wellsley,  maintains a liquor license, and the spirits, wine, and beer for your event are purchased from The Wellsley.